1:55 PM ET The USL Championship final between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Phoenix Rising has been canceled after multiple Tampa Bay players tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced on Saturday. Tampa Bay and Phoenix have been named conference champions in the absence of the final. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S.
3:45 PM ET Danny Lewis Liverpool had suffered more than their fair share of injuries going into this game, and they weren’t helped by Pablo Fornals scoring an early goal for West Ham United, despite rallying to win the match 2-1 to tie the club-record unbeaten streak at Anfield with a 63rd match without defeat.
1:39 PM ET Harry Kettle Chelsea continued their fine run of form with a dominant 3-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon. Hakim Ziyech’s strike opened the scoring for Lampard’s men with Kurt Zouma and Timo Werner adding to the total in what proved to be a Blues masterclass in Lancashire. —
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10:59 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Eden Hazard finally opened his Real Madrid account this season with a stunning finish as Los Blancos beat Huesca 4-1 in La Liga on Saturday. Last weekend’s 3-1 victory over Barcelona was Madrid’s only win in four and came on the back of consecutive defeats
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8:31 AM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices.
10:22 AM ET Tom Hamilton Close Senior Writer • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Stephan Uersfeld Bielefeld’s annual budget is roughly equivalent to Robert Lewandowski’s yearly salary at Bayern, but they’re back in the
7:40 PM ET Danny Lewis The coronavirus pandemic made the summer transfer market unlike any before it, but there were still plenty of deals done and you can check out the major ones here. The window might be closed across the top leagues in Europe, but here are the best rumours from around the globe.
1:27 PM ET Juventus announced on Friday that Cristiano Ronaldo has tested negative for the coronavirus, 19 days after he was diagnosed as positive. In his absence, Juve have won just one of their four matches in all competitions, and were beaten 2-0 at home by Barcelona in the Champions League in midweek. – Serie
6:30 PM ET Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal‘s trip to Manchester United on Sunday is the “perfect scenario” to get their Premier League season back on track. The Gunners are 11th in the table after suffering back-to-back League defeats to Manchester City and Leicester City. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Arsenal have
1:48 PM ET Sid LoweSpain writer If you pause the replay from Real Madrid‘s visit to Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday night and cast your eye over to the right side of the screen, away from the action, you can see the moment where Fede Valverde thinks that all is lost. As the ball travels through
3:17 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star Neymar is expected to miss almost four weeks of action after suffering a groin injury against Basaksehir in the Champions League earlier this week, sources have told ESPN. The Brazilian had a scan which revealed a small tear in his left adductor. – Stream ESPN FC Daily
1:10 PM ET Arsenal‘s director of football operations Huss Fahmy has left Arsenal in the latest high-profile departure as part of the club’s restructuring. Fahmy was hired in 2017 to add legal expertise to the club’s contract negotiations with both existing players and new signings. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) However,
12:41 PM ET England’s World Cup-winner Nobby Stiles has died at 78. Photo by Martin Rickett – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Former Manchester United and England World Cup-winner Nobby Stiles has died at the age of 78, his family announced on Friday. Stiles had suffered from advanced dementia and prostate cancer. A statement from
12:16 PM ET The ghost of Bruce Arena continues to haunt the LA Galaxy. It has been almost four years since Arena stepped away from the club following the 2016 season to take up an ill-fated stint with the United States men’s national team. Following his departure, the Galaxy first turned to Curt Onalfo with
10:31 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Pep Guardiola has said he wants to extend his stay at Manchester City rather than return to Barcelona. Guardiola will be out of contract at the Etihad Stadium next summer and Barcelona’s presidential frontrunner Victor Font has already declared his intention to bring the 49-year-old back to Camp Nou. –
2:20 PM ET The three teams most of us would have predicted to lead the way are doing just that. Only a single point separates RB Leipzig from Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. But in terms of which individual players have dazzled so far, not everything has gone according to preseason expectations. So here’s my
6:48 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona will make a renewed attempt to sign Manchester City defender Eric Garcia in January, although the incoming president will have to give the green light to any potential deal, sources have told ESPN. Despite the resignation of president Josep Maria Bartomeu in midweek, work continues behind the
4:00 AM ET Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes charge of his 100th game as Manchester United manager when Arsenal visit Old Trafford on Sunday. It has been a rollercoaster ride for the Norwegian since he replaced Jose Mourinho, initially on an interim basis, in December 2018. 2 Related There have been incredible highs, such as the